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Edition | GhanaUpdate Ghana’s educational system-Spio-GarbrahTwo children die in shower after mum falls asleepDOVVSU grants asylum to 15 yr old “fetish priestess”WAEC cancels leaked Government 1 & 2 papersName Osu Castle after late Akwamu ChiefGhana goes nuclear by 2020? “Yes We Can” – GAEC Boss“Dumsor” likely to continue as gas pipeline repairs come short of April 30 deadlineCattle invasion threatening maize production at AgogoPolice must investigate assault on journalists – Law lecturerMore than 30% of children exposed to pornographyDay 8 of election petition hearing: Rejuvenated Quarshie-Idun grills BawumiaHospital Pharmacists withdraw emergency servicesOil companies turn to Ivory Coast for waterIt is inhumane for deaf people to write Oral English – GroupChat app messages ‘overtake texts’GAF apologises to media over assault of journalistsStrange disease kills 100, linked to galamseyGCB duped GHc 3 millionAfrica still lagging behind in harnessing ICT potential in agricultureHealth Workers worried about labour unrest

http://www.myjoyonline.com/pages/rss/site_edition.xml Visit Myjoyonline.com for latest news, breaking news, audio and feature stories in Ghana en-us Joy FM Online 2009 2013-04-29T11:28:07+01:00 Michael Ofori Amanfo Boateng Ghana News http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105203.php Dr. Ekwow Spio-Garbrah, President of the Dominion University, has called for an update of Ghana’s educational system, to enable students to acquire skills and knowledge that would make them employable after graduation. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105203.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105201.php A baby and a toddler were found dead after their mother put them both in the shower and fell asleep, an inquest heard today. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105201.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105198.php A fifteen year old girl who claims her father has threatened to kill her if she renounces the powers of the fetish, has been sent to the national headquarters of the Domestic Violence and Victims’ Support Unit (DOVVSU) of the Ghana Police Service. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105198.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105197.php The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has cancelled Government 1&2 examination papers after “routine inspections” revealed that the secrecy of papers before examination date, have been “compromised”, a statement issued in Accra has said. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105197.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105194.php A descendant of Nana Asamani, the Akwamu chief who seized the Christianborg Castle from the Danes 320 years ago, has made a passionate appeal to the government to rename the edifice, Nana Asamani Castle. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105194.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105189.php Professor Benjamin Jabez Botwe Nyarko, Director-General of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission (GAEC) has revealed that Ghana could go nuclear by 2020 if consistent investment and commitment is shown by government. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105189.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105187.php Managers of the West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAGPCo) have indicated that they may not realise their goal of ensuring the resumption of gas supply to feed electric energy generating plants by April 30. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105187.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105186.php One of Ghana’s biggest maize producers says its production is seriously threatened by the resurgence of Fulani herdsmen and their cattle in the Agogo Afram plains. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105186.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105185.php A senior lecturer at GIMPA Law School is calling on the police administration to initiate investigations into the assault on two photo journalists by some military personnel at last month’s Independence Day parade. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105185.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105179.php Research by Plan International and Human Rights Advocacy Centre, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has revealed that more than thirty percent of children in schools in Ghana, are exposed to pornography. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105179.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105178.php Lawyers for the Electoral Commission are continuing their cross examination of the second petitioner, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, at the on-going election petition hearing today. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105178.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105175.php Myjoyonline.com has learnt that members of the Government and Hospital Pharmacists Association (GHOSPA) have withdrawn all services to HIV patients, persons with mental conditions and emergency cases. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105175.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105172.php Oil companies in the Western region have resorted to buying water from Ivory Coast as supply of water in the region is increasingly becoming scarce. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105172.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105171.php A non-governmental Organisation (NGO) for deaf persons, EMPLODEAF has condemned the writing of Oral English by deaf people during examinations. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105171.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/science/201304/105170.php Instant messaging on chat apps, such as WhatsApp, has overtaken the traditional SMS text message for the first time, research firm Informa says. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/science/201304/105170.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105168.php The Director of the Public Affairs Directorate of GAF, Col M’bawine Atintande has apologsed to the media for the assault of two journalists by some military personnel during the Independence Day celebrations. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105168.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105164.php A deadly lung disease is said to have claimed the lives of 100 people, mostly galamsey operators, within the last three years in the mining communities of Konongo and Odumase in the Ashanti Region. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105164.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105162.php A private security man has been arrested for allegedly duplicating the key of an automated teller machine belonging to the Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) and stealing more than GHc 3 million. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105162.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105152.php Professor Abayomi Oloruntoba, Professor of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, has said Africa has lagged behind in harnessing the Information Communication Technology (ICT) potential for extension services and rural development. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105152.php http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105144.php The Health Services Workers Union (HSWU) of the Trade Union Congress has expressed concern about the spate of labour unrest in the health sector and its implications on healthcare delivery. http://edition.myjoyonline.com/pages/news/201304/105144.php